56 results for volunteer spotlight

Jul 09 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Ralph Mastrangelo

By Zachary Huey for The Island Connection There are many parallels between a successful volunteer and a successful father. Both require dedication and diverse talents. Both can be difficult at times and can be thankless jobs. However neither fathers nor volunteers get involved for praise. They do their best simply to help another life flourish. …

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Jun 12 2014

Volunteer Spotlight: Edith Dixon

  Interviewed by Zach Huey for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I was born and raised in Charleston and lived here …

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May 27 2014

May 2014 Volunteer Spotlight: Tom And Lorraine McDermott

  By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Tom and Lorraine McDermott have volunteered at Our Lady of Mercy …

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Mar 17 2014

Volunteer Spotlight: Rich Bennett

Interviewed by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: The Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Call me a converted Yankee; a Pennsylvanian that spent my …

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Mar 06 2014

Volunteer Spotlight: David & Charmaine Inge Share The Story Of Their Involvement With Our Lady Of Mercy Community Outreach

Interviewed by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: The Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. We are from Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Actually, Dave is originally …

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Sep 06 2017

Town Of Kiawah Island Charitable Contribution Spotlight

By Stephanie Braswell for The Island Connection Established in 1989, Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services set out to address the undercurrents of poverty and support self-sufficiency for people in need on James, Johns and Wadmalaw Island. The organization began two weeks before Hurricane Hugo devastated the Charleston area. After dealing with immediate concerns …

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Sep 28 2016

Volunteer Sees How Giving Back Changes Lives

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Joe Davis, an Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach volunteer, found his passion for volunteering after his retirement four years ago. Davis was born in Atlanta and lived there for 68 years. He studied chemistry at the University of Florida, served three years in the U.S. Navy and …

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Feb 05 2015

Carmen Vence Rivers Enjoys Being An English As A Second Language Volunteer

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. A Cuba native, born of Spanish parents, volunteer Carmen Vence Rivers has been …

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Aug 25 2017

Judy Manzi

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Long-time volunteer, Judy Manzi, has been serving in Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach’s food pantry and clothing room for over 10 years. She has touched so many lives over the years with her smile and kind words. Growing up in Stamford, Connecticut, Judy started volunteering at a …

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Jan 24 2017

Karen Rankine Is Passionate About Nursing

By Jennifer Meshanko for The Island Connection Karen Rankine’s passions are education and nursing. Not only did she turn her passion into a career, she is also merging them with her volunteer service. Karen is a Charleston native who grew up on the Isle of Palms. Her parents owned Hudson’s Pavilion, Bath House, and Surf …

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